5 free agency pivot options for Detroit Lions if Jonah Jackson leaves

They may be trending toward losing Jonah Jackson, so if he's gone in free agency here are five pivot options for the Detroit Lions.
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4. Damien Lewis

Over four seasons with the Seattle Seahawks, Lewis started all 61 games he played with three seasons where he topped 900 snaps. Over the last three seasons, he solidly established himself as Seattle's starting left guard.

At 6-foot-2 and 327 pounds, Lewis is a force in the run game with some evaluators noting his growth in pass protection. He has also cut down on penalties over the last few years.

Spotrac has Lewis' projected market value at a two-year deal for just shy of $14.9 million ($7.4 million per year). That might look at lot like the deal Jackson gets, but there's a solid chance Jackson can get noticeably more as more teams may be vying for his services.

The Lions could quickly be priced out of any bidding war for Jackson, with the aforementioned line they could draw maybe landing somewhere in the two-year, $14-$15 million range. If that's what it comes to, Lewis could land in their wheelhouse as a replacement option.

3. Dalton Risner

After weeks or even months of speculation, Risner finally signed with the Minnesota Vikings after last season started. He started 11 of the 15 games he played, registering a PFF grade comparable to Jackson's while not allowing a sack and committing just two penalties.

Risner would probably only be a one-year stop gap for the Lions at left guard. But he would come way cheaper than Jackson, with what would ideally be similar performance level.

As a pass blocker Risner may even be a noticeable upgrade over Jackson, with keeping pressure out out of the immobile Jared Goff's face of premium importance to the overall effectiveness of the Lions' offense.

Risner would be a bargain bin signing. But he looks to be a solid potential fit for Detroit if they have to replace Jackson.